The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 38 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 132 150 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.95% 6.27% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 6.78% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 113 91 118
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2096 2213 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.54% 92.44% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1562 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 191 (65.19%) Windows
2 158 (53.92%) Linux
3 131 (44.71%) Microsoft
4 125 (42.66%) TCP/IP
5 120 (40.96%) Active Directory
6 83 (28.33%) Windows 7
7 82 (27.99%) VMware
8 74 (25.26%) HP
9 62 (21.16%) Security Cleared
10 60 (20.48%) Red Hat
11 57 (19.45%) MS Excel
11 57 (19.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 54 (18.43%) DV Cleared
13 53 (18.09%) UNIX
14 48 (16.38%) DNS
14 48 (16.38%) Firewall
15 47 (16.04%) SC Cleared
16 46 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (14.68%) Cisco
18 43 (14.68%) SQL
19 42 (14.33%) SCCM
20 41 (13.99%) SAN
21 39 (13.31%) Configuration Management
22 38 (12.97%) CentOS
23 37 (12.63%) ITIL
24 36 (12.29%) Oracle
24 36 (12.29%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (9.22%) Apache
2 23 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.85%) IIS
3 22 (7.51%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.46%) Lync
5 13 (4.44%) Lotus Domino
6 11 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.75%) JBoss
6 11 (3.75%) nginx
7 10 (3.41%) OpenStack
8 9 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (19.45%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.60%) MS Office
3 13 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.17%) Office 365
2 12 (4.10%) SaaS
3 10 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 125 (42.66%) TCP/IP
2 48 (16.38%) DNS
2 48 (16.38%) Firewall
3 41 (13.99%) SAN
4 29 (9.90%) LAN
5 26 (8.87%) WAN
6 25 (8.53%) DHCP
7 20 (6.83%) Internet
8 14 (4.78%) NAS
8 14 (4.78%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.10%) HTTP
11 11 (3.75%) LDAP
12 10 (3.41%) SMTP
12 10 (3.41%) SSL
13 8 (2.73%) Junos
13 8 (2.73%) MPLS
13 8 (2.73%) BGP
14 7 (2.39%) 3G
14 7 (2.39%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.95%) MySQL
3 12 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.68%) Subversion
2 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (11.60%) German Language
2 20 (6.83%) French Language
3 16 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.39%) Finance
5 6 (2.05%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.02%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.48%) Web Services
2 10 (3.41%) MCollective
3 7 (2.39%) .NET
3 7 (2.39%) Servlets
4 6 (2.05%) LAMP
5 5 (1.71%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.02%) Flash
6 3 (1.02%) HTML
6 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.68%) COM
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 2 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.68%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.34%) WCF
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.34%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.12%) Replication
4 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.39%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.71%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) PDA
8 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.34%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 191 (65.19%) Windows
2 158 (53.92%) Linux
3 83 (28.33%) Windows 7
4 57 (19.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (18.09%) UNIX
6 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (12.97%) CentOS
8 36 (12.29%) Windows 8
9 32 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (8.53%) Debian
11 24 (8.19%) Ubuntu
12 23 (7.85%) Windows XP
13 19 (6.48%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.05%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.05%) Solaris
15 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.37%) Android
17 3 (1.02%) SUSE
18 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.31%) Configuration Management
2 37 (12.63%) ITIL
3 34 (11.60%) Performance Monitoring
4 30 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (5.46%) Capacity Management
5 16 (5.46%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 12 (4.10%) Web Development
9 11 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.05%) Load Balancing
11 5 (1.71%) Test Scripting
11 5 (1.71%) SIEM
12 4 (1.37%) Time Management
12 4 (1.37%) Service Management
13 3 (1.02%) Network Management
13 3 (1.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (0.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (0.68%) Software Deployment
14 2 (0.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.68%) SQL
2 24 (8.19%) Perl
2 24 (8.19%) Python
3 19 (6.48%) Java
4 13 (4.44%) Ruby
5 8 (2.73%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.73%) VB
6 5 (1.71%) PHP
7 4 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.02%) C#
8 3 (1.02%) C++
8 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.02%) VBScript
8 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (21.16%) Security Cleared
2 54 (18.43%) DV Cleared
3 47 (16.04%) SC Cleared
4 31 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (9.90%) CEH
5 29 (9.90%) CISSP
6 27 (9.22%) MCP
6 27 (9.22%) Degree
7 26 (8.87%) MCSE
8 21 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (5.46%) CCNA
10 14 (4.78%) A+ Certification
11 11 (3.75%) MCITP
12 10 (3.41%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (2.73%) MCSA
14 5 (1.71%) RHCE
15 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.37%) CCIE
16 3 (1.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 120 (40.96%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.75%) qmail
4 11 (3.75%) Squid
5 10 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (3.07%) vSphere
7 8 (2.73%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.73%) XenApp
8 7 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.37%) KVM
11 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (14.33%) SCCM
2 36 (12.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 21 (7.17%) SCOM
4 20 (6.83%) WSUS
5 19 (6.48%) HP SIM
6 12 (4.10%) Puppet
6 12 (4.10%) Nagios
7 10 (3.41%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.41%) Cacti
7 10 (3.41%) Ganglia
7 10 (3.41%) collectd
7 10 (3.41%) logstash
7 10 (3.41%) Graphite
8 9 (3.07%) Nmap
9 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 131 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 82 (27.99%) VMware
3 74 (25.26%) HP
4 60 (20.48%) Red Hat
5 43 (14.68%) Cisco
6 36 (12.29%) Oracle
7 21 (7.17%) Juniper
8 19 (6.48%) EMC
8 19 (6.48%) SolarWinds
8 19 (6.48%) ArcSight
8 19 (6.48%) Lumension
9 17 (5.80%) Brocade
10 16 (5.46%) Symantec
11 15 (5.12%) Sun
12 14 (4.78%) StorageTek
13 13 (4.44%) Citrix
14 10 (3.41%) Splunk
15 9 (3.07%) Apple
16 8 (2.73%) Huawei
17 7 (2.39%) Dell
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